Is Tom Brady's Brand Too Big to Fail After Deflategate?

Experts now surprisingly split on QB's marketability

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As retired baseball player Mark McGwire and cyclist Lance Armstong have learned, being branded a cheater can ruin a sports star's marketability. 

On Wednesday, Tom Brady was singled out by the National Football League's "Deflategate" investigation, which concluded that it's "more probable than not" the quarterback had something to do with the under-inflated footballs he had the fortune of firmly gripping and accurately throwing during the rain-soaked AFC Championship Game in January. The superstar denied the allegations after the game and before winning the Super Bowl, and today he expressed disappointment in the NFL's findings.



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